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How to Cook Frozen Bacon

Bacon stores beautifully in the freezer, staying fresh for months until you are finally ready to use it. A lot of times, I will buy bacon when I shop for groceries, with no intent of using it right away. Bacon doesn’t have much of a shelf life when it is refrigerated, but it can last …

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How to make tuna pasta salad

How to Make Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna, pasta, and salad. Classic favorite picnic and mealtime staples. How about we combine them all for a bowl of downright comfort and deliciousness? Craving for a salad that is not green and bland? Let’s make a tuna pasta salad! With this recipe, you can eat healthy while still having a fresh and exciting, flavorful …

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How to Bake Peeled Potatoes

Peeling your potatoes before baking them changes up the texture considerably. Some people don’t care for the tough, fibrous skin, while others like it just fine and think it adds a little extra something to their potato dishes. When baking potatoes without the skin, you may need to adjust the cook time and prep the …

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bake bread

What Temperature to Bake Bread?

There are plenty of factors that go into creating the perfect homemade bread- the ingredients you use, the method for making the bread, and the temperature you cook the bread at. All of these determine how the bread will turn out, and the temperature may be more important than you think. If the temperature is …

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date sugar

How to Bake with Date Sugar

You may have seen date sugar on store shelves and wondered what it’s used for and if it can make a good substitute for granulated white or brown sugar. It’s definitely more expensive than those standard sugars, but is it something you can use in your baking as a white or brown sugar substitute? What …

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jollof rice

How to Make Jollof Rice

For an easy African dish, try the Nigerian rice entree jollof rice. It’s made with a few veggies and spices, and it’s an incredibly flavorful way to make rice that goes really well with baked or fried chicken. What Is Jollof Rice? There are actually a couple different kinds of jollof rice, particularly Nigerian and …

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cook eel

How to Cook Eel

If you’ve ever seen eel for sale in your grocery or seafood market, you may have shied away from it because you thought it was slimy and disgusting or you simply didn’t know how to cook eel. If you’ve never had to eel before, once you cook it, you’ll notice it has a taste that’s …

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vegetables for fajitas

How to Cook Vegetables for Fajitas

Making great fajitas doesn’t just take quality chicken or beef. You also need the right veggies cooked well. When you cook vegetables for fajitas, you want to make sure that they’re flavorful and not overcooked or undercooked. The vegetables should add to the dish, enhancing the flavors and textures, and I’ll show you how to …

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smoke pork belly

How to Smoke Pork Belly

Smoked pork belly is the kind of food that you want to serve at a big get-together or feast. I found that even people who aren’t fans of pork really like it, and it’s a great food to serve as part of a large spread. No matter what you serve it with, though, smoke pork …

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pickle salsa

How to Make Pickle Salsa

Pickle salsa adds a little extra crunch to traditional salsa, also giving it some additional green color for a special kind of Latino condiment. What Is Pickle Salsa? It combines the crunchiness and sour flavor of dill pickles (are pickles healthy?) with the fresh, slightly spicy tomato-based salsa dip. You might never have thought about …

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hot water cornbread

How to Make Hot Water Cornbread

Have you ever eaten a slightly tough, crunchy cornbread and wondered what makes it so different from soft, fluffy traditional cornbread? You might have been enjoying what is known as hot water cornbread, and it’s a Southern United States staple that is popular throughout much of that region. What Is Hot Water Cornbread? This is …

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cinnamon biscuits

How to Make Cinnamon Biscuits

If you want to take a traditional breakfast or dinner staple like biscuits and change things up a bit, then I have a treat for you today. Cinnamon biscuits are easy to make and taste so good. They are bursting with the flavor of butter and cinnamon and are delightfully delicious. I want to share …

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manapua

How to Make Manapua

Have you ever had the Hawaiian food manapua and wanted to learn how to make it yourself? This traditional dish can we make from scratch at home, and it’s a great way to use leftover bread dough and barbecue pork. What Is Manapua? This dish is essentially a dinner roll that’s filled with steaming hot …

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Focaccia

How to Make Focaccia Bread

Focaccia bread is a soft, light bread with an airy center. It’s topped with the taste of garlic and rosemary, and the texture is really chewy and slightly crispy. It’s pretty easy to make focaccia bread at home, if you follow the recipe I have for you down below. How to Make Focaccia Bread What …

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eggplant lasagne

How to Make Eggplant Lasagna

Lasagna is traditionally a dish served with ground beef and plenty of it. However, with a few small adjustments, it can be made into a vegetarian dish. One of the best ways to do that is by changing out the ground beef for eggplant, and you may want to make some other minor changes as …

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chorizo burger

How to Make Chorizo Burgers

Chorizo is a type of spicy Mexican sausage, and when combined with ground beef, it makes for a tasty burger with a little bite to it. The chorizo burger is a Mexican delicacy packed with mouthwatering flavor, and I’ll show you how to make chorizo burger at home using raw ingredients. What Is a Chorizo …

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alfredo pizza

How to Make Alfredo Pizza

Is making alfredo pizza at home as simple as making up a homemade pizza crust and putting alfredo sauce on top of that, along with whatever toppings you like? It could be, but the best alfredo pizza is a careful balance between different tastes and textures. You also want to make sure you get the …

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pesto-gnocchi

How to Make Pesto Gnocchi

Pesto gnocchi is a wonderful combination of creaminess and powerful flavor, and it pairs really well with chicken, fish, and shrimp. The recipe for how to make pesto gnocchi that I’ll share with you uses parmesan cheese like traditional gnocchi dishes do, but I encourage you to try some different cheeses with this and different …

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cook orzo

How to Cook Orzo

Orzo may look like rice, but it’s actually a tiny pasta. You can use it as a substitute for rice in any dish, and it offers the same starchy quality. Orzo is one of those foods you want to keep stocked in your cupboard at all times just because of how versatile it is and …

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spaghetti pie

How to Make Spaghetti Pie

If you’re like me and you love spaghetti, then you’re always looking for new ways to try it. Maybe you’re adding new seasonings to the pasta sauce you put on your spaghetti or putting new toppings on just to change up the flavor. Let me share with you a spaghetti dish known as spaghetti pie …

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How to Cook Vermicelli

Vermicelli are long, thin pasta noodles similar to spaghetti or angel hair pasta. There are different sizes of vermicelli as well, with some thicker and some thinner. And most people may be familiar with the vermicelli that looks a lot like long, thin rice. No matter which kind you are using, I’ll show you how …

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mango sorbet

How to Make Mango Sorbet

Summertime can be extra excruciating. Dripping sweat, hot weather, and humidity are my least favorite things to happen within a year. One thing I am excited though about the summers is the fruits and snacks that thrive during this time of the year! And what else should you be looking for to quench the hot …

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porcupine meatballs

How to Make Porcupine Meatballs

What are porcupine meatballs? They are similar to regular meatballs, except that they are made with rice as well as traditional meatball ingredients. When the porcupine meatballs are cooked, sometimes the rice grains can stick out of the meatballs, making them look kind of like spines on a porcupine. You don’t have to worry about …

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butter noodles

How To Make Butter Noodles

It’s pasta time! How often have you gone out to the restaurant with kids tagging along, and they only want one thing every time? You may be in a restaurant in New York, Italy, or France with hundreds of items to choose from on the menu. Yet, when asked what they want to order, you …

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